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SEM Fundamentals

Update please be aware of changes to our public courses

Covid-19 is understandably occupying widespread attention. To ensure the welfare of our customers, our employees and their families, all training will now be held remotely. We are highly experienced at delivering training remotely as they have formed part of our existing services for many years. You can join our courses via any device with access to the internet and a browser. The sessions will be fully interactive, and you can ask our trainers questions via a device microphone, or type questions and comments.

You can still book on to any of our courses like normal, once your booking is complete, you will receive an email link to join.

Ad-hoc dates may be available upon request.

It has been almost a year since the electricity market rules across the island of Ireland changed from a pool based mechanism to a bilateral contract market approach. This course will introduce the key concepts that underpin the Single Electricity Market (SEM), and help you to understand the opportunities that the new arrangements can deliver through interactive activities and the use of worked examples.

Who’s it for

  • those starting a career in the energy industry;
  • those working in the energy industry who require a refresh or whole market overview
  • those working for companies that support those in the energy industry
  • anyone who would like to gain a better understanding of the Single Electricity Market (SEM)

What does it cover?

  • Market design principles
  • Wholesale markets overview
  • Trading and hedging
  • Balancing responsibility
  • DS3
  • Capacity Remuneration Mechanism (CRM)
  • Future outlook

Booking Information





Discounts are available for multiple bookings, please contact Emily at training@cornwall-insight.com to book this course or for more information.

Next Training
11 March 2020

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